First 5 Forever supports thousands of young readers

Published: 27 Nov 2019

Close to 7,000 people have taken part in First 5 Forever (F5F) activities during the first half of the year.

A total of 226 events, with 6,805 participants, were held as part of the program, which aims to support language and literacy development for children aged 5 and under.

Among the events were:

  • Pop-up-libraries at family friendly events including Cairns Festival
  • Story Time and Baby Rhyme Time at Cairns Libraries
  • The popular Splash and Sing sessions at Tobruk Memorial Pool
  • Book readings with Cairns Taipans players
  • Community outreach programs in collaboration with Queensland Health, Hambledon House, and Cairns Community Health.

F5F is an initiative of the Queensland Government coordinated by the State Library of Queensland.

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Last updated: 27 November 2019